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Office of the Chief of Police

Ed Drain - Police ChiefChief Drain Photo

Chief Ed Drain directs the Amarillo Police Department through the Administration Division.  The Narcotics Unit, Special Weapons and Tactics Team, Special Crimes Unit, Fleet Management, Bomb Squad and Internal Affairs are under direct supervision of the Chief of Police. Chief Drain directs the remainder of the Department through two assistant chiefs, one directing “Line Operations” and the second directing “Staff Operations.”

Martin Birkenfeld - Assistant ChiefUniform Colonel

asst chief birkenfeldColonel Martin Birkenfeld commands Line Operations.  This includes the Uniform (Patrol) Division, the Detective Division, Motorcycle Unit, Neighborhood Patrol Officers Unit (NPU), Proactive Criminal Enforcement (PACE), K-9 Unit, Underwater Rescue and Recovery Unit, and School Liasion Unit.  

Ken Funtek - Assistant ChiefUniform Colonel

Colonel FuntekColonel Ken Funtek commands Staff Operations.  This includes the Crime Prevention Unit, Amarillo Crime Stoppers, Budget and Capital Projects Management, Amarillo Emergency Communications, Support Services Division, Property and Evidence Unit, Forensic computer Investigation Unit, Training and Personnel Division, Professional Standards, Quarter Master, and Amarillo Shooting Complex.              




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